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Re: Bug#731376: ITP: libextutils-typemap-perl -- ExtUtils::Typemap - Read/Write/Modify Perl/XS typemap files

* Piotr Roszatycki <dexter@debian.org> [2013-12-05 00:46:40 +0100]:

> 2013/12/4 Nicolas Dandrimont <olasd@debian.org>:
> >> * Package name    : libextutils-typemap-perl
> >> This package is required by Slic3r - G-code generator for 3D printers.
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > Isn't all this already in libextutils-typemaps-default-perl? Slic3r works
> > fine with that package.
> Slic3r requires both of them: ExtUtils::Typemap and
> ExtUtils::Typemaps::Default. At least the latest beta of Slic3er.
> git-blame [1] tells it requires ExtUtils::Typemap since 2013-06-23
> [1] https://github.com/alexrj/Slic3r/blame/master/xs/Build.PL

I'm not convinced that this dependency is right at all. EU::Typemap is
never used in the codebase, and I'd expect any potential code generated
by ParseXS to yield a dependency on EU::Typemap*s*, as it bundles that

I think that just dropping the EU::Typemap dependency in Build.PL would
be fine.

Nicolas Dandrimont

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